Professional & Scientific Staff
Perla Carmenate email@example.com
Curious about urban agriculture, food sovereignty, soil biological health and the relationship between people and agriculture.
Hobbies: listening to music & podcasts, cooking, reading, joking around with my family, coffee and beer lover.
Tim Youngquist firstname.lastname@example.org
Curious about water quality, perennial crops, finding space for wildlife habitat within agricultural systems
Hobbies: native plant propagation, ecological restoration, old house preservation, chickens, time with my family
Zach Simpson email@example.com
Postdoctoral Researcher, Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Lincoln University
Curious about in water quality, watershed biogeochemistry, phosphorus sustainability, and agroecosystems.
Hobbies: Hiking, live music, and studying the German Language
Jared Flater firstname.lastname@example.org | twitter
Postdoctoral Researcher, Ph.D. in Agriculture Biosystems Engineering at ISU
Curious about healthy soil microbiomes, belowground systems, improving agriculture through soil biology.
Hobbies: Running (esp. long distance), hiking and camping with wife and dog, conservation/naturalism
Cole Dutter email@example.com
Ph.D. Candidate in Soil Science and Sustainable Agriculture
Curious about cropping systems, soil health, farming externalities and sustainable agriculture.
Hobbies: Beekeeping, backpacking, cycling, gardening and reading
Derrick Kapayou firstname.lastname@example.org | twitter
M.S. in Sustainable Agriculture and M.A. candidate in Anthropology
Curious about intercropping, soil health, cultures, effects of climate change, and sustainable agriculture
Hobbies: Playing mini golf, skydiving, fishing, painting, cooking, and bicycling.
Ala Khaleel email@example.com | google scholar | twitter
Ph.D. Student in Soil Science and Environmental Science
Curious about soil health and water quality, deep soil organic carbon, and carbon and nitrogen cycling related enzymes.
Hobbies: reading, camping, hiking, birdwatching, basketball, cooking, music, piano, time with my family.
Jessica Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph.D. Student in Soil Science & Sustainable Agriculture
Curious about the plant-microbe-soil interactions, building resiliency, and producing more balanced food.
Hobbies: Gardening, traveling, hiking, training, healthy food, crystal collecting, and spending time with animals.
Reid Barker email@example.com
M.S. in Soil Science & Environmental Science
Curious about soil conservation, water conservation, and water quality.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, archery, guitar, cooking, gardening, and woodworking.
Christar Kin firstname.lastname@example.org
B.S. in Biological Systems Engineering
Curious about sustainability and decreasing environmental effects of the bioeconomy
Hobbies: reading, card games, raising water awareness, exploring nature, taking pictures of clouds.
Malcolm St Cyr email@example.com | twitter
B.S. in Agronomy
Curious about soil formation and fertility, and using combination to manage soil-plant interactions.
Hobbies: discovering historical figures/places by reading or traveling, watching movies/documentaries, listening to music, and having conversations.
Sydney Pottebaum firstname.lastname@example.org
B.S. in Independent Studies
Curious about water quality, sustainability, and the relationship between soil and climate change.
Hobbies: running, swing dancing, and puzzles/games
Kristen Hoss email@example.com
B.S. in Environmental Science
Curious about environment and sustainability, how people are affecting the environment around us, and what changes we can make to agriculture to be more sustainable.
Hobbies: Going to local coffee shops, hiking, camping, going on road trips, and doing anything outdoors.
Rebekah Veldboom firstname.lastname@example.org
B.S. in Environmental Science
Curious about about land and water use, prairie conservation, and biodiversity in soils and plant communities
Hobbies: outdoor adventures, reading, listening to music, piano, and tennis
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